Riqui Puig has been one of the protagonists of the LaLiga match between Barcelona and Elche: the youth squad has scored his first goal in the national competition; when he had only been on the field for two minutes, and head over heels! The often canterano culé has been the first surprised that his first target has arrived with the head.
Riqui, who already scored last week in the penalty shoot-out in the semifinal of the Spanish Super Cup against Real Sociedad, entered the field at the Martínez Valero in the 87th minute. He replaced another young Barca talent: Pedri. And in two minutes he has surpassed Edgar Badia. He took advantage of a great center from Frenkie de Jong, author of the first goal, on the right-wing and finished off with a header. With his 1.69 of stature, he has flown to hunt the ball.
surreal that have marked head. I do not think he did since he was a cadet A. In general, I can not make it. And I did head Commented funny Riqui Puig, who has assured that keeps as treasures many important garments for him from Barça. The Catalan midfielder, who thanked his teammates for the support he received, has nevertheless acknowledged that it is being a difficult season for him, although he stressed that he is constantly learning.
It’s been a pretty difficult year because I’m not used to playing so little. But I’m being stronger in mind. I’m happy with the team’s work and how my teammates help me he said. Rick Puig has participated in 10 games this season among all competitions, but only in one has he started this past Thursday against UE Cornellà in the round of 32 of the Copa del Rey. Ronald Koeman recommended him, like the rest of the young people who were going to have a few minutes, that he go on loan. He bet to stay
He has gone well and he has also jumped very well. He has reached the area, which is where we want to have the midfielders. When the coach gives you minutes you must show that you have a future. It has been important in the game said the Dutch coach about the youth squad’s performance at Martínez Valero.